Most Singaporeans in flood-ravaged Chennai marked safe

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Singapore, Dec 6: Most of the Singaporeans in Tamil Nadu where floods have wreaked havoc are safe, the country's foreign ministry said on Sunday, Dec 6.

Singapore's Consulate-General in Chennai has contacted most of its registered nationals in Tamil Nadu and reported they were safe, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. "The Consulate is in the process of contacting the remaining Singaporeans," it said.


For those wishing to return home, the Consulate has advised them to leave via Bangalore as flights between Singapore and Chennai remained suspended.

"Our Consulate will continue to monitor the flood situation closely and render the necessary consular assistance to Singaporeans there," the ministry said.

Heavy rains have pounded several parts of Tamil Nadu including state capital Chennai severely affecting life and disrupting communications and transport system.

Nearly 250 people have died in rain-related incidents in the state.


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